7. Emotional health

Emotional health is particularly important in times of stress, when people may perceive themselves or their friends or colleagues as failing to cope, and when our emotions are being targeted by malicious tools and methods.

Resources providing an overall introduction to emotional health:

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7.1 Mindfulness

Introductions to mindfulness

A two-minute introduction to mindfulness by Jon Kabat Zinn

7.2 Playfulness and recreation

7.3 The benefits of a growth mindset

“Mindset by Carol Dweck” by Lozeron Academy
“The power of believing that you can improve” by Carol Dweck
“Mindset is more important than strategy” by Preston Pugmire

7.4 The strengths and weaknesses of positive thinking

7.5 Not being slaves to inner anxieties and other “demons”

“How to stop screwing yourself over” by| Mel Robbins
“Self Worth Theory: The Key to Understanding & Overcoming Procrastination” by Nic Voge

7.6 Handling fear of failure

“The power of vulnerability” by Brené Brown

7.7 Dealing with underperformance in oneself and others

7.8 Failing forward and failing fast

“The Secret to Success is Failure” by Lifehack

7.9 Social skills and perceptiveness

7.10 Understanding, supporting, and valuing diversity

7.11 Managing stress

“What is Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) for adolescents?” by Esme Shaller
“We’re wired for conformity. That’s why we have to practice dissent” by Todd Rose

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